Social & Ethical Considerations in Working with the HIV Population

Saturday, Multiple Dates (select at registration), 2021

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $47

Live & Interactive Webinar!

Includes Presentation Slides PDF!

NCASPPB Approved for 3 Hours GSB ETHICS or HIV

NAADAC Approved as Provider #211428

ACEP NBCC  #7091

ADACBGA #2021-03-0001

Target Audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Course Level: All Levels

Since the early 1980’s clinicians have been grappling with the medical, social, and ethical ramifications of the HIV/Aids Epidemic. This informative training will offer an understanding of current thinking around HIV social & ethical issues and what it means for clients today and into the future. This training will look at what treatment is available for HIV, and the best ways to prevent new infections. We will take a fresh look at some of the ethical dilemmas that clinicians have been grappling with for more than a generation.

Learning Objectives:

Provide a brief overview of HIV

Explore Social & Ethical Factors that Impact HIV clients

Review Ethical Considerations in HIV Research

Discuss NC Disclosure Laws – Duty to Warn?

Determine Ethical Decision Making in Diagnosing & Management of STDs

Meet Your Facilitator

This series is led by Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional. Shannon is a Durham native. Her undergraduate degrees are in sociology and criminal justice. Shannon also has her MA in Forensic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling.  She started her career in education and worked for many years with gang-involved youth. Shannon also provides Clinical Supervision for aspiring Alcohol & Addiction Counselors and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists.

After transitioning from education to full-time mental health, Shannon spent many years working with adolescents and adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorder, and chronic homelessness. Shannon offers over 20 years of experience working with these vulnerable populations. Shannon also believes in and strongly supports harm reduction initiatives as well as being an ally in the fight to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are treated with dignity and respect in their journey in recovery.

In her spare time, Shannon rehabilitates wildlife and believes strongly in the healing impact of animals in the therapeutic setting.


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